Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

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Rep. Peters Prays for Fallen Sailors, Joins Call for Congressional Look at Navy Collisions

Aug 22, 2017 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) offered his prayers for those sailors who were killed, injured, or are still missing following the collision between the U.S.S. John McCain and a commercial tanker. He also called for Congress to investigate the collision, as well as the June accident involving the U.S.S. Fitzgerald that led to the death of seven sailors, to provide recommendations for... Read More

Rep. Peters to Help Introduce Censure Resolution Against President Trump

Aug 16, 2017 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C – Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) announced that he would help introduce a resolution censuring President Trump’s remarks that “both sides” were responsible for the violence that erupted in Charlottesville, Virginia and his failure to condemn the behavior of the white supremacists, KKK members, and the Alt-Right. The resolution will be formally introduced on Friday, August 18,... Read More

Rep. Scott Peters Announces New Benefits Available to Veterans from “Forever G.I. Bill”

Aug 15, 2017 | Press Release
SAN DIEGO – Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) announced new benefits available to San Diego veterans through the “Forever G.I. Bill,” a sweeping reform of veterans’ education benefits passed by Congress and awaiting the President’s signature. The bipartisan bill includes legislation written by Rep. Peters to give all eligible Purple Heart recipients the full education benefits they earned,... Read More

Rep. Peters Hits Milestone: $3 million in Federal Funds Recovered for San Diegans

Aug 9, 2017 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) announced that during his time in Congress his office has helped recover more than $3 million in federal funds owed to San Diegans. Rep. Peters and his San Diego staff have helped more than 3,700 constituents who were having trouble getting answers and the funds they were owed, including military and veterans benefits, Social Security and Medicare... Read More

Rep. Peters’ Statement on Report that North Korea has Developed Missile-Ready Nuclear Weapons

Aug 8, 2017 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement on a report that North Korea has developed a miniaturized nuclear warhead that can fit inside its missiles: “If true, this report confirms that North Korea is on the cusp of becoming a full nuclear-armed state, making it a threat to not only American security interests and allies, but to the homeland. “Sanctions... Read More

Rep. Peters, Group of Bipartisan Lawmakers Unveil Proposals to Fix the Affordable Care Act

Jul 31, 2017 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) and a group of 43 Republicans and Democrats unveiled a set of solutions to stabilize the individual health insurance markets and slow the rise of premiums and deductibles. Rep. Peters has worked to bring leaders from both sides together on bipartisan solutions since the beginning of the health care debate. He was active in discussions to reach... Read More

Reps. Peters: Now is the Time for Bipartisan Health Care Solutions

Jul 28, 2017 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) called for Congress to get to work on bipartisan health care solutions after Senate Republicans failed to pass their bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act last night. On Tuesday, Reps. Peters, Welch, and Schrader led a letter signed by a total of 89 House Democrats to Speaker Ryan asking him to work with them on bipartisan health care solutions.... Read More

Rep. Peters: Republican Security Spending Bill an “Illusion”

Jul 27, 2017 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) voted against a partisan funding bill that could lead to dangerous across the board defense cuts, would eliminate an energy research program that has funded millions of dollars of innovative research in San Diego, and allocates $1.6 billion for a border wall, including $251 million earmarked for 14 miles of secondary fencing in San Diego County.... Read More

Rep. Peters Votes to Advance Drinking Water Safety Reforms that Include his Water Security Bill

Jul 27, 2017 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) voted in the Energy and Commerce Committee to advance the Drinking Water Systems Improvement Act, a comprehensive update to the Safe Drinking Water Act that authorizes $8 billion over five years for drinking water revolving funds, allows these funds to be used to repair or replace existing treatment facilities and pipes, and increases the use of smart... Read More

Rep. Peters Slams Trump’s Transgender Troop Ban, Files Amendment to Block it

Jul 26, 2017 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) slammed President Trump’s Twitter announcement that he will ban the service of transgender individuals in the U.S. military and filed an amendment to the Department of Defense Appropriations bill to block it. Rep. Peters released the following statement: “I can’t think of anything more backwards than turning away a brave, qualified American who... Read More